A group of inmates attempt a daring escape from the notorious Alcatraz prison island, from which no-one had managed to escape before. Based on a true story. Written by
No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz... And no one ever will!
Did You Know?
One of the most popular questions the Alcatraz Prison tour guides get since this movie shot there has been "Which one was Clint Eastwood
's cell?" See more
When Doc chops his fingers off, a brief close-up on the severed hand and fingers reveal that they are clearly made of prosthetics, and there are no fingernails on the rubber parts. See more
So long, boy.
Referenced in The Shawshank Redemption
D Block Blues
By Gilbert Thomas Jr. See more